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A Republican state senator stunned her colleagues Wednesday during a discussion on poverty when she talked about blacks eating chicken and Mexicans eating vegetables until they move to the United States. The remarks by Sen. Vicki Marble of Fort …
Denver Post · ByLynn Bartels andDenver Post · 8/23/2013
Re: “Sen. Vicki Marble’s ignorant comments on race and diet,” Aug. 23 news story. I am so tired of this political correctness that shadows our every move or word. State Sen. Vicki Marble isn’t ignorant for liking the Southern food that is part of ...
Denver Post · 8/26/2013
Republican state Sen. Vicki Marble’s comments this week linking poor health within black and Latino communities to diets including barbecue chicken has led to Democrats declaring open season on Republicans. For Democrats and critics of the …
The Colorado Statesman · ByPeter Marcus · 8/26/2013
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Vicki Marble (R-Fort Collins) caused a stir on Wednesday when she ... Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) called the comments "racist" and "insensitive." "I was highly offended by your remarks,” Fields said to Marble during the committee hearing, according to ...
The Huffington Post · ByMollie Reilly · 8/22/2013
Vicki Marble, a Republican from ... Fields was stunned by Marble's remarks. "What was shocking is the generalizations, the stereotypes, the blatant stereotypes, making comments that black people have a problem, that Latino people have a problem," Fields ...
Denver Channel ABC News · 8/23/2013
Vicki Marble, R-Fort Collins, deliver a long soliloquy explaining that more blacks and Hispanics live in poverty, in part, because of fried chicken. The comments came during a meeting of the Economic Opportunity Poverty Reduction Task Force Wednesday at ...
KDVR Fox-31 · ByEli Stokols · 8/22/2013
That Marble is a member of the task force is what makes her remarks even more disturbing. The comments offended several legislators on the committee, including Rep. Rhonda Fields of Aurora, who is Black. Listen to Colorado state Senator …
News One · 8/23/2013
Two weeks after Colorado State Senator Vicki Marble (R) came under fire for racially charged comments suggesting that the reason for poverty among certain minority groups was that they eat too much chicken and barbecue, a second Republican on the …
Think Progress · ByJosh Israel · 9/9/2013
Senator Vicki ... is Wrong! Marble, a Republican from Fort Collins, was apparently trying to be sympathetic to African-Americans at a State Capitol meeting yesterday, but her words sure as hell didn't come out that way -- unless you think comments about ...
Dener Westward · 8/24/2013
DENVER (CBS4)– A Colorado lawmaker has apologized for comments that many people found offensive. Sen. Vicki Marble, a Republican representing Fort Collins, made the statements at a task force meeting at the state Capitol on Wednesday. Several …
CBS Denver · 8/23/2013